Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Political Buzz

RI General Assembly opens for business Tuesday

See also

This week the Rhode Island General Assembly convenes for the 2014 legislative session. On Tuesday, Jan. 07, 2014, both the House of Representatives and the Senate meet to begin their new legislative year.

The Rhode Island General Assembly under the leadership of Speaker of the House Rep. Gordon D. Fox (D, Dist. 4-Providence) and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D, Dist. 13- Jamestown, Newport) will meet for approximately six months.

According to a press release issued by the Rhode Island General Assembly’s Legislative News Bureau, the Senate President and the Speaker of the House will open their sessions at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

The General Assembly meets regularly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the legislative session. These meetings are open to the public and they are viewable in person, online and on television. The sessions are televised on Cox and Full Channel Cable Companies channel 15 and on Verizon Fios channel 34.



  • Al Qaeda video surfaces
    A video of an Al Qaeda meeting surfaces, concealed identities are raising suspicions
    Watch Video
  • Boston Marathon
    Boston cops shut down Boylston street after finding suspicious, unattended backpacks
    Top News
  • Death penalty for hate crime?
    Actions by the anti-Semitic gunman are being condemned by the unlikeliest of groups
    Crime News
  • New York gun control
    As many as one million New Yorkers are ready to disregard the state's new gun laws
  • Korean ferry capsizes
    Hundreds of passengers are missing after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    World News
  • NYPD ends surveillance on Muslims
    The NYPD will end surveillance programs against Muslims in their own communities
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!